Painting Bought on eBay Could be a Lost Edward Hopper

August 7th, 2013

Ron Flarity,  Ken Marshall and Blair Mooney with their alleged Hopper, via Globe and MailA group of friends in the Canadian province of Ontario are convinced that a painting they purchased on eBay for $585 is actually a work by American master Edward Hopper.  The group of Canadians, who had previously made money buying and reselling paintings online, have spent over six years and $40,000 to try and authenticate the work, and are currently waiting for approval from a leading Hopper expert.  The work is of particular note, as it bears a strong resemblance to Hopper’s High Noon, questioning whether this disputed piece may have been a study or forgery.

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